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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Oct 8, 2011 6:08am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anybody else get that 'Spanish Jam' was a cheap take on Ravels Bolero ?

Nope, never got that.... I think a stronger case could be made for a connection to Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit - similar rhythm etc.

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Poster: dark.starz Date: Oct 8, 2011 9:08am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anybody else get that 'Spanish Jam' was a cheap take on Ravels Bolero ?

Perhaps the rhythmic theme of "white rabbit" was a take from Ravels Bolero?

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Poster: eyeballjackson Date: Oct 8, 2011 4:50pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anybody else get that 'Spanish Jam' was a cheap take on Ravels Bolero ?

Definitely. Both are "Bolero" knockoffs.

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Poster: SpacedAgain Date: Oct 8, 2011 5:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anybody else get that 'Spanish Jam' was a cheap take on Ravels Bolero ?

Wasn't it dubbed "Bob's Bolero" a long time ago?